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The latest research about worldwide PC shipments from IDC was pretty much in agreement with that of an earlier report by rival Gartner - growth was fairly robust. However, the turmoil in financial markets in the US and elsewhere has put the brakes on, holding the figures back to below expectations.

Published in Market
Thursday, 02 October 2008 02:46

Adobe brings philanthropy in house

Bucking the outsourcing trend, software developer Adobe has set up its own philanthropic organisation - the Adobe Foundation - after years of corporate giving through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 23 September 2008 12:40

Windows HPC Server 2008 goes RTM

Windows HPC Server 2008 is the latest member of Microsoft's operating systems family to go into production. HPC - high performance computing - is aimed at customers with major number-crunching tasks.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008 09:34

Another $US40 billion buyback ahead for Microsoft

Microsoft has revealed that a $US40 billion share repurchased program has been completed, and that the company has initiated a further buyback of similar magnitude.

Published in Listed Tech
Friday, 19 September 2008 11:05

Thailand takes regional Spore prize

A creature named Own Blood, created by Thailand's Peerakam Santivorapong, has been chosen as the winner of the Asia-Pacific round of a competition for the best Spore creations.

Friday, 19 September 2008 10:07

HP launches Asia Pacific retail push

HP is working to significantly expand its network of retail partner stores in the Asia Pacific region as well as deepening the customer experience at selected locations.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 09 September 2008 12:29

Williams takes on content management at EMC

EMC has appointed Craig Williams as general manager of its content management and archiving division for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
HP has released the results of commissioned global research claiming it shows virtualisation widespread but only in the early stages of exploitation for business advantage.

Thursday, 04 September 2008 10:25

IFS picks a pair of unpickled people

Enterprise applications provider IFS has made two senior sales appointments.

Published in People Moves
Shareholders in HP and EDS have approved the IT industry's second largest merger and acquisition, with HP set to gobble up global outsourcing giant EDS for a whopping $US13.9 billion. It's a deal that's only exceeded by HP's other major merger of the 21st century: the $US25 billion acquisition of Compaq. What remains for the deal to truly be sealed?

Published in Listed Tech
Thursday, 21 August 2008 13:12

Isn't Linux just UNIX under a different name?

What's the big deal about Linux? Isn't it at heart just a PC-based version of UNIX – the ‘70’s hit operating system which has outlived the predictions of its demise throughout the ‘90’s? If you’ve come from a Solaris or HP/UX or AIX background isn’t a PC-based UNIX a bit, well, passé?
Published in The Linux Distillery
A new survey of US consumers shows Apple dominates the PC industry when it comes to customer satisfaction. But would the results be the same if the recent iPhone 3G and MobileMe woes were included?

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 14 August 2008 05:42

Janus joins Haley to nurture Nordic business

Policy automation specialist Haley has appointed Michael Janus as director for the Nordic region. He will be based in Copenhagen.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 12 August 2008 12:31

HP to acquire Colubris

HP has announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held wireless network provider Colubris Networks.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 12 August 2008 03:32

HP brings studio colour to notebook

One of the problems with the screens used on most notebooks is that they can only display a relatively limited range of colours. HP has realised there's a market segment that needs something a lot better.

Published in Home Tech
Apple may have disclosed more vulnerabilities than any other vendor during the first half of 2008, but Microsoft and HP are still 'beating' the Cupertino kids when it comes to the number of public exploits. These are among the findings in a report published by IBM's X-Force security R&D team.

Published in Home Tech
A 'state of the union' memo from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to all his employees makes it clear that the company still sees Apple and Google as threats, but for very different reasons. The defensive tone of the memo which mentions Microsoft's competitors by name is an unmistakable sign that the company is feeling the heat.

Published in Core Dump
HP has launched a set of consulting services designed to help communications companies improve their competitiveness as they adapt to the convergence of telecom, IT and entertainment.

Published in Strategy
The ESA's Columbus laboratory module was added to the International Space Station in February, but Hewlett-Packard has only now chosen to reveal that the LAN onboard Columbus uses a ProCurve 2524 switch.

Published in Strategy
With opposition in many quarters to its Flash competitor Silverlight, Microsoft may be turning to OEM search deals to get the software preinstalled on PCs. First cab off the rank: HP.

Published in Core Dump




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